I run Vista Home on a Dell laptop. For various reasons I had to return to factory settings; successful, mostly. However in the original pre-installed Vista, if I clicked on a link in the Recent Items list, and then on Delete, I received the Delete File dialogue asking if I wanted to send the link to the Recycle Bin - I had a choice. Having restored the factory settings this no longer happens and the link is deleted right away. Not always convenient. I can't find any settings that will get me back the dialogue. The Recycle Bin itself is working OK, has the right properties and I get the dialogue when deleting from Windows Explorer. There are a couple of other things that aren't working quite the same, inconvenient rather than important, but one thing at a time!
Thanks for the suggestion, Fruit Bat. I had already done that, but it doesn't make any difference. The Recycle bin itself is working OK - I get the dialogue if I delete from Explorer. It's the Recent Items List that isn't behaving.
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